Experiences with Drug or Chemo Therapy experiences

  1. over 5 years ago
    woodcrafts' Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Diagnosed with MDS, had 1st round of chemo April 14-19, found out yesterday it actually has already progressed to Leukemia. :(

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mdny
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am thankful that it is over and hope it never happens again. It has been 2 years since I finished chemo but I mostly remember feel...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • hvnlvd
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Me brother has discovered that his AML is no longer in remission. Back to the hospital today for his third round of chemo. He's be...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jerricho
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    PCR (Pentostatin, Cytoxin, Retuxin)

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • grampygee
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    being a working man all my life.not working was hard and still is.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
    HowardBressler's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My chemo treatment involved high-dose hospitalized care the first month, then consolidation treatments and a then-experimental treat...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Blazin
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Leu...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    First drug had no effect on me, second drug should have been used with another drug but wasn't covered yet so I call news papers and...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • anneliese
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    over 5 years ago
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    Gleevec and Zofran

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It was "easy" in that I just took a pill twice a day, but it made me extremely nauseous for up to several hours afterwards (even wit...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Esudina
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukem...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    In the begining with the high dose side effects were uncomfortable because of the anemia @ present it comfortable on account of vita...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LoriS
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leukem...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Felt very weak and with blood counts so low, needed multiple PRBC and platelet infusions. Needed two extra hospitalizations due to n...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lindzccbr
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Le...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    3 weeks inpatient, 10 days home, 2 1/2 weeks inpatient, 2 weeks home, etc

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • fearless
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemi...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband has suffered horribly with side effects, inability to work, physical weakness, traveling great distances for urgent medic...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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